living4media - especially for the gardener / d-i-y plant table Great idea for using pallets - really could do with one of these for my shed...

living4media - especially for the gardener / d-i-y plant table Great idea for using pallets - really could do with one of these for my shed...

Vintage Signs - clever ways signs were made using salvaged wood and hardware - Funky Junk Interiors

Make your own Old Signs!

Vintage Signs - clever ways signs were made using salvaged wood and hardware - Funky Junk Interiors

FamilyHandyman.com: Composting Tips - Kick your composting up a notch with these tips. -- Using this simple 3-bin composter you can turn yard and kitchen waste into rich compost in 4 to 6 weeks.

Composting Tips

FamilyHandyman.com: Composting Tips - Kick your composting up a notch with these tips. -- Using this simple 3-bin composter you can turn yard and kitchen waste into rich compost in 4 to 6 weeks.

And veg (for all allotment owners, of course)

Seasonal fruit and vegetable infographics

A beginner’s guide to starting a veg garden - Telegraph

The beginner's guide to starting a veg garden

Companion planting. Great information for novice (and experienced) gardeners like myself.

Companion planting. Great information for novice (and experienced) gardeners like myself.


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Allotment advice :Clearing the ground , by RHS (Royal Horticultural Society)

Allotment advice :Clearing the ground , by RHS (Royal Horticultural Society)

Great advice from the Royal Horticultural Society on starting an allotment.  The site also has a 'jobs to do' section by month with helpful videos and tips. Love it!

Great advice from the Royal Horticultural Society on starting an allotment. The site also has a 'jobs to do' section by month with helpful videos and tips. Love it!

If you're looking into getting an allotment or you want a vegetable patch, check out our top 10 easy to plant vegetables!  http://bathknightblog.com/2013/08/07/national-allotments-week-10-easy-to-grow-vegetables/

Expert Advice on Homestead Living - Homesteading and Livestock

If you're looking into getting an allotment or you want a vegetable patch, check out our top 10 easy to plant vegetables! http://bathknightblog.com/2013/08/07/national-allotments-week-10-easy-to-grow-vegetables/

No need to worry about late frosts, simply use empty plastic bottles to make mini cloches. Cut the bottom off and place on top of the pot.

No need to worry about late frosts, simply use empty plastic bottles to make mini cloches. Cut the bottom off and place on top of the pot.

Pallets die samen een woonplaats vormen voor insecten en kleine dieren als vogels en egels

Pallets die samen een woonplaats vormen voor insecten en kleine dieren als vogels en egels

Tin cans upcycled into bird scarers. I used old baked bean tins cleaned out and removed the lids and bottoms, then stuck ribbon pieces to one end from the inside, and took some free wallpaper border samples from B which I cut to size and stuck to the outside. Much easier than painting them and much nicer to look at. These will be hung in our allotment to scare the birds, and look pretty. Upcycle garden craft idea

Tin cans upcycled into bird scarers. I used old baked bean tins cleaned out and removed the lids and bottoms, then stuck ribbon pieces to one end from the inside, and took some free wallpaper border samples from B which I cut to size and stuck to the outside. Much easier than painting them and much nicer to look at. These will be hung in our allotment to scare the birds, and look pretty. Upcycle garden craft idea

Allotment Heaven: Comfrey fertiliser, have 1 large comfrey plant, easy to make lots of comfrey fertilizer with just 1 plant.

Allotment Heaven: Comfrey fertiliser, have 1 large comfrey plant, easy to make lots of comfrey fertilizer with just 1 plant.

Old clear umbrella gives outdoor plants protection from cold weather. If ventilation is needed, poke some holes into the plastic.

Old clear umbrella gives outdoor plants protection from cold weather. If ventilation is needed, poke some holes into the plastic.

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